Biden administration presses Canada to use federal powers to end truck blockade

Biden administration presses Canada to use federal powers to end truck blockade

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration pressed the Canadian government Thursday to use its power to end the truck blockade caused by protesters demonstrating against COVID-19 restrictions, The Associated Press reported.The “Freedom Convoy” protests…

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Canada’s Ontario declares state of emergency over ‘illegal’ trucker protest

Canada’s Ontario declares state of emergency over ‘illegal’ trucker protest

This post was originally published on this site Canada’s Ontario province declared a state of emergency on Friday, amid the ongoing trucker protests against COVID mandates, Premier Doug Ford told reporters. “I will convene Cabinet to use legal authorities to urgently enact orders that will make crystal clear it is...

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Trudeau warns blockade is causing ‘real harm to workers,’ as U.S. urges Canada to use federal powers

Trudeau warns blockade is causing ‘real harm to workers,’ as U.S. urges Canada to use federal powers

This post was originally published on this siteCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he convened several meetings in a bid to bring the blockade to an end.

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White House warns trucker protests at US-Canada border crossings already causing ‘significant impacts’ to some industries

White House warns trucker protests at US-Canada border crossings already causing ‘significant impacts’ to some industries

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is “very closely” monitoring the protests by truckers at US-Canada border crossings in which standoffs have emerged over vaccine mandates and other issues, threatening supply chains and other major disruptions, a White House official told CNN.

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Canada, US business groups call for end to trucker trade route blockade

Canada, US business groups call for end to trucker trade route blockade

This post was originally published on this site US and Canadian business groups on Tuesday demanded truckers protesting against Covid restrictions end their blockade of a vital trade route between the two countries. The Ambassador Bridge connecting Ontario province and the US state of Michigan has been partially blocked to...

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